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Archive: May, 2017

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Schumer And Gillibrand Announce $17 Million For Upstate Airports

May 31, 2017

Over $17 million in federal funding is headed to airports across Upstate New York for 36 critical infrastructure projects.

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MIT Developed an Algorithm That Makes Drones More Agile at High Speeds

May 27, 2017

In order for autonomous drones to become more prevalent, they need to get better at dodging obstacles at high speeds.

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Lockheed Launches a Flying Drone From a Swimming Drone

May 26, 2017

The Marlin MK2 autonomous underwater vehicle was able to launch a Vector Hawk, a small aerial drone, from the surface of the Narragansett Bay in Rhode Island. 

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Special Edition of The Business Journals NEXTGEN II

May 25, 2017

Central New York and the Mohawk Valley hold great potential for the emerging drone industry through a collaborate effort to seize business opportunities and advance the future of aviation in...

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UPCOMING | NASA UAS Technology Capability Level 2 Demo & Test

May 25, 2017

ROME, NY (5/23/17) - Pilots from the NUAIR Alliance test unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in preparation for an upcoming Technology Capability Level (TCL) flight test demonstration in conjunction with NASA...

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FAA Gets Case Study With Drone Crash Inside MLB Stadium

May 25, 2017

The MLB itself prohibits anyone from flying drones over a stadium without prior approval. In addition, the Federal Aviation Administration restricts flight of any aircraft (including drones) below 3,000 feet within a three-mile...

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Unifly to Provide a UTM System to the US Drone Aerospace

May 25, 2017

As a partner in the NUAIR alliance, the New York based coalition of over 100 companies who collaborate in UAS test ranges along the East Coast, Unifly thinks expanding its...

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Drone Advocates Push for Automated Package Delivery

May 24, 2017

Companies are preparing to deliver packages to customers by drone or robot, industry representatives told a congressional subcommittee.

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Drone Helps Rescue Dog in New York That Fell Down Gorge

May 24, 2017

History made using a drone to locate and help save a life, canine or human, for the first time in the park’s 110-year history.

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Microdrones in Australia Demonstrating mdMapper Systems

May 24, 2017

Uber Air of Australia video from their demo with Microdrones team

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Michigan Department of Natural Resources Reminds Drone Operators of Wildfire Flight Restrictions

May 23, 2017

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is reminding drone, and other unmanned aircraft system, operators that state laws restrict drone use at the scenes of wildfires in Michigan.

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Boston Drone Developer Looks to ‘Expand the Possibilities’ of Precision Ag

May 23, 2017

American Robotics, a Boston-based drone developer specializing in agricultural automation, has raised $1.1 million in seed funding.

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GENIUS NY 2.0 Now Accepting Applications From Startups Focused On Unmanned Systems

May 22, 2017

Companies will be working with some of the world leaders in unmanned systems​ located right here in Central New York.

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AUVSI Weighs In On UAS Registration

May 22, 2017

The Official Statement From AUVSI on U.S. Court of Appeals Decision on UAS Registration.

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Small Business, Small Drone - $100 Billion Defense Market Opportunity

May 20, 2017

A collaboration between U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) and the National Defense Industry Association – gives companies large and small the chance to get their innovations in front of US...

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Unmanned Experts Teams With AirShark In Ground-Breaking Aerial Bridge Inspection

May 18, 2017

The New York, Susquehanna and Western Railway (NYSW), also known as the ‘Susquehanna,’ was formed in 1881 with the task of hauling coal from the Pennsylvanian Northern coalfield to the...

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Charting the Course for Drones

May 16, 2017

More than 65 representatives from consulting, aerospace, engineering, insurance and imaging companies recently met with Syracuse Universityfaculty along with representatives from government and law enforcement agencies at the Syracuse Center of Excellence.

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How to Track Drone Traffic? NASA Uses This Mobile Command Center

May 16, 2017

One of the companies working on building the technology needed for this project is Gryphon Sensors, which demonstrated their Mobile Skylight sensor suite at Xponential.

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Belgian UAS Software Company Arrives in New York

May 15, 2017

Unifly, a Belgium-based provider of an unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) traffic management (UTM) platform, has opened its first office in the U.S. 

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In the Future, We Will Paint By Drone

May 15, 2017

Finally, swarms of spray-painting drones can create street art.

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Drones in Newsgathering: What to Keep in Mind for Safe, Legal Ops

May 15, 2017

Those who work in news and media have a specific set of challenges and concerns when it comes to drones.

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‘The world’s first drone jump’ is every skydiver’s dream

May 15, 2017

As the drone industry continues to grow, aerial enthusiasts are flying — and leaping — to new heights.

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Photos | NUAIR Alliance at AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2017

May 12, 2017

New York State showcased their unique capabilities at the worlds largest trade show for UAS. The sky is the limit for economic development and innovation in New York State.

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New Drones Exhibit Has It All: Cool Tech, Games and Science

May 12, 2017

A new exhibit here at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, "Drones: Is the Sky the Limit?", is the first to explore the ongoing story of drones — their...

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Researchers Testing Forecasting Drones to Observe Local Weather Changes

May 12, 2017

Researchers around the world are trying to improve how to predict weather coming into your area at a faster rate. Warning you of oncoming storms as early as possible can be crucial.

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Department of Homeland Security Flooded With Bids to Build Border Drones

May 11, 2017

DHS, through its Science and Technology Directorate, has so far awarded tech startups with more than $1 million, in packages of between $100,000 and $200,000, to develop portions of the...

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Air Force picks Raytheon, Saab Defense of DeWitt for $1.3B contract, adding 100 jobs

May 11, 2017

The Raytheon-Saab team will design and build the Three-Dimensional Expeditionary Long-Range Radar (3DELRR), or Three-Dealer, the next generation of long-range radars for the Air Force.

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Governor Cuomo Announces $5 Million GENIUS NY II Business Competiton Now Accepting Applications

May 10, 2017

The year-long business accelerator is seeking applications from entrepreneurs and early-stage businesses focused on unmanned systems, hardware, software and analytics.

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From the Floor of XPONENTIAL: Microdrones® Welcomes Dr. Mohamed Mostafa to Team, Celebrates a Year of Success

May 10, 2017

 

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Drone Delivery Report: Last-Mile Economics Make Drones Desirable

May 10, 2017

Drones will deliver products within the last-mile of the shipment route someday because the economics of last-mile delivery are so compelling that existing companies will have no choice but to...

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Flying Drones Beyond Line of Sight: How Can We Get There?

May 10, 2017

Drone operations taking place beyond the visual line of sight (BVLOS), though necessary in a number of commercial industries seeking to use unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) technology to its full...

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Gryphon Sensors Introduces First Operational Mobile UTM System

May 10, 2017

Mobile Skylight combines multiple technologies, including an array of self-contained sensors, to serve as a complete mobile command center.

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New High-Tech Drone Being Used by Cayuga Co. Deputies

May 10, 2017

The Sheriff's Office is using a new high-tech model it picked up back in November. Most recently the drone has captured stunning photos of flooding along Lake Ontario in the...

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Ready to Talk Business at AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2017 in Dallas, TX

May 9, 2017

Staff from New York State, Centerstate CEO and the NUAIR Alliance are on hand to answer questions about the unique business opportunities our region offers. 

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Visit us at AUVSI XPONENTIAL Booth 621

May 9, 2017

The NUAIR Alliance joins the largest global community of leaders in drones, intelligent robotics and unmanned systems coming together to shape the future of our industry.

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Large Investments Bode Well for Drone-powered Business Solutions

May 9, 2017

The global drone-powered business solutions market is anticipated to rope in opportunities for a tangible growth on the back of some crucial factors.

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Watch | New York Leading Drone Revolution

May 8, 2017

The sky is the limit for economic development and innovation in New York State, a top-ranked home to scientists and engineers, STEM graduates and academic R&D funding.

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Unmanned US Air Force Space Plane Lands After Secret, Two-Year Mission

May 8, 2017

he U.S. military's experimental X-37B space plane landed on Sunday at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, completing a classified mission that lasted nearly two years, the Air Force said.

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That's no balloon, it's a drone! Halo takes to the skies as latest trend in UAVs

May 6, 2017

A new wave of drones is being used to shoot footage used in movie and television production.

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Microdrones Scores New Deal in Chilean Geospatial Market

May 5, 2017

A geospatial technology company based out of Chile, is now offering Microdrones’ unmanned aerial mapping solutions.